Mentor

(Bruce Grey Mentorship)

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Position ID: V-CWD0346 Last Modified: 05 Apr 2020 Last Full Update: 29 Mar 2020
Opportunity Details
ContactGreg Dow, Executive Director, Bruce Grey Mentorship; Phone: 519-506-5065; Email: info@brucegreymentorship.ca
DutiesTo be a positive Mentor and friend for children or youth in a variety of group programs, with the potential to match individually with a child as a personal role model. - Support and encourage kids as they grow, Listen and provide advice when appropriate. To role model appropriate behaviours and reinforce positive social skills.
More Info Linkwww.brucegreymentorship.ca/become-a-mentor.html
BenefitsMentoring helps young people become successful in many areas of their lives. When kids feel supported they grow in confidence and self esteem, they are less likely to engage in antisocial behaviour and more likely to attend post secondary education and become positive contributing members of their communities.
ClientsChildren and youth ages 6 to 16 within our service area who come from families with one or both parent absent, or where there is a demonstrated need for additional support and encouragement.
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestCommunity / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Community Outreach ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Creativity ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Working with Children
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year) - 1 year minimum ; Depending on availability, minimum time commitment is 1x a month, up to individual mentoring on weekly/bi-weekly basis.
Interaction LevelOne-on-one - When matched with a child ; Small Group - Interest based small activities run throughout the month ; Large Group - Large group events happen once a month
Minimum Hours2 / Month
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible ; Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Various Locations
LocationHanover, Walkerton, Chesley, Neustadt, Durham and Ayton
Number of PositionsBruce County: 10 individual(s) ; Grey County: 10 individual(s) 
 
20 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided ; Training is required
TransportationDepends on specific situation, transportation is needed but not always required
CostNo cost
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsScreening process and training program
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameBruce Grey Mentorship
Office Phone519-506-5065
E-Mailinfo@brucegreymentorship.ca
Websitewww.brucegreymentorship.ca
Address & Map
517 11th Ave
Hanover, ON N4N 2S3
 
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